Storm: Tim Minchin

A great animation but also a wonderful diatribe against know-it-all dinner party guests.   Tim Minchin is the writer and performer.  This brings to mind some of those wonderful jazz poets Giles Peterson used to play, top dressed with the acid satire of Tom Lehrer.

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Radiation

It’s a hot topic, radiation, what with the issues at Fukishima in Japan.   The following infographic helps create a sense of proportion amongst all the scaremongering.  

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2011: Predictions

The continuing theme of 2011, in my view, will be the recession affecting Europe, the UK and USA.   Despite growing markets elsewhere in the world, the fact remains that these are the home markets for many iconic brands and aspirational / developing trends. The continuing recession will act as a spur to ingenuity and inventiveness, […]

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